Geodesy is a branch of geophysics that studies the geometrical, structural, and gravitational properties of the Earth, their time evolution, and the dynamic interactions of the solid Earth with other physical components of the Earth system (atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, and the core), at a wide range of temporal and spatial scales. Geodesists also study the corresponding topics for other planets in the solar system.

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This Spring: The Online Geodesy Section Early Career Webinars

The next talk :

  Lei Wang,The Ohio State University
  January 24, 2023

  "Spatiotemporal modeling of Earth system changes using satellite gravimetry and altimetry: I)    ice sheet mass changes; II) great earthquake deformations"

  Zoom link: TBD

  See the webinars page for fill list of webinars and links to YouTube recordings.

  Geodesy Section Awards for 2022 Have Been Announced!

  Each year our section recognizes outstanding work in geodesy by granting awards and hosting lectures. All honorees are selected on the basis of meritorious work or service toward the advancement and promotion of discovery.  Congratulations to this year's honorees!
John Wahr Early Career Award:
Susanna Ebmeier, University of Leeds
Diego Melgar, University of Oregon
Ivan I. Mueller Award for Distinguished Service and Leadership:
Paul Rebischung, Institut National de l’Information Géographique et Forestière, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
Harald Schuh, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
William Bowie Lecture:
Bridget R. Scanlon, University of Texas at Austin
Joint Award: Geodesy, Seismology, and Tectonophysics Sections
Paul G. Silver Award for Outstanding Scientific Service:
Lucy M. Flesch, Purdue University
See the Awards tab at the top of this page for descriptions of the awards and past honorees, and the AGU's page for the official announcement of the awards.


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